The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has also ended for some time. Surprise results, stunning goals, brilliant saves, memorable celebrations and record-breaking feats have all been on display over the past month. Take a look at a selection of 10 unforgettable game footage.
Saudi Arabia Surprises Argentina in Opening Match
Saudi Arabia made a big upset in the first game of the World Cup , defeating Argentina 2-1, creating one of the biggest upsets in world football history.
Argentine star Lionel Messi took the lead in scoring a penalty kick in Group C of this group match , but in the second half the Saudi Jedi counterattacked. First, Shehri volleyed and scored to tie the score, and then Dawsari took a long shot from outside the penalty area to lead 2-1. The result made the Argentine team unbelievable, and the Saudi fans happily chanted “Where is Messi”.
South Korea nervously waiting for chance to advance to round of 16
South Korea narrowly beat Portugal 2-1 in Group H’s final match thanks to Hwang Hee-chan’s stoppage-time goal. But the whole team gathered in the center of the field nervously watching the screen on their mobile phones, hoping that Uruguay, in the same group, would not score after leading 2-0 against Ghana.
South Korea finally got its wish. With the same points and goal difference, they squeezed out Uruguay with more goals and advanced to the round of 16. The players were relieved and rushed to the sidelines to celebrate with the fans.
Cristiano Ronaldo bid farewell to the final World Cup in tears
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo , referred to as Ronaldo for short , scored a penalty kick in the first match against Ghana in the group stage and became the first male player to score in five World Cups.
After Portugal advanced to the top 8, Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench in the battle against Morocco and failed to reverse the situation. After the game, he left the stadium in tears.
3. Subjective: Martinez’s last minute save or Kolo Muani’s last minute miss in the final.
4. Saudi Arabia beating the World Champions.
5. The smartest free-kick in the history of the World Cup?
6. Morocco became the first ever African team to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals pic.twitter.com/9WGUKrG6Bh
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